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Djibouti expresses desire to import wheat from Ethiopia


When Ethiopia starts exporting wheat to the foreign market, Djibouti will be the first buyer country, Djibouti’s Minister of Agriculture, Water, Fisheries, Livestock, and Marine Resources, Mohammed Ahmed Awaleh said.
Ethiopia and Djibouti have cordial relations and long-standing friendship. The two countries have strong cooperation at the leadership level, people-to-people, and economic as well as in regional and international forums.
The countries have been extensively promoting regional integration through the Ethio-Djibouti railway, renewable energy infrastructure, road and import and export trade.
Djibouti’s Minister of Agriculture, Water, Fisheries, Livestock, and Marine Resources, Mohammed Ahmed Awaleh said that Ethiopia has a major role in facilitating fruit production and clean drinking water supply for Djibouti in the agricultural sector.
He also mentioned that recently, Ethiopia has donated saplings of food and forestry to Djibouti as part of its Green Legacy initiative with a view to ensuring food security and tackle climate change.



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